Chris Hutchings - Animation Coordinator, Animator & Graphic Designer

cell: 310-435-9204
email:
11729 Riverside Dr, Apt 2
Valley Village, CA 91607

Employment

January ’12 - Present - Freelance Motion Graphics Animator

Motion Graphics Animation - Work closely with clients across various departments to deliver an effective motion graphics animation to convey a concept, a brand or demonstration of the product. Work closely with the client to develop the script, the visual concepts and help reinforce the objective. Always deliver the final product on time and on budget and often exceed client expectations. Clients include Google, Badgeville, Fox and various title/animation work for television broadcast

January ’11 - August ’12 - Sassoon Film Design

Stereoscopic 3D Compositor - Compositing final elements for stereoscopic 3D conversion (including roto and matchmove) in After Effects. Some tracking, instruction and roto.

February ’06 - December ’10 - Workaholic Productions Inc.

Animation Supervisor & In-House After Effects Animator - Job responsibilities included coordination with 3D animation vendors and production staff to deliver contracted animation elements in a satisfactory and timely manner, build and maintain a living database to track ongoing animation projects and seek new technologies to address evolving production needs. After Effects animation responsibilities varied by production, but could include up to 50 distinct and various animations within a single hour of content.

Episode Credits with Workaholic Productions Inc.

The Real Story of Halloween/Thanksgiving/Christmas - History, October 26, 2010 - 3x 1hr HD specials - In House AE Animation
Prehistoric Assassins - Discovery, tbd airdate - 2x 1hr HD specials - Animation Coordinator, In House AE Animation, Backplate Location Coordinator
Alien Storms - Science Channel, June 21, 2010 - 1hr HD special - Animation Coordinator, In House AE Animation
The Creatures Inside Us - Science Channel, tbd airdate - 2hr HD special - Animation Coordinator, In House AE Animation
Cosmic Collisions - Discovery, January 10, 2010 - 3x 1hr HD specials - Animation Coordinator, In House AE Animation
Nostradamus Effect - History, September-December 2009 - 12x 1hr HD series - Animation Coordinator, In House AE Animation
How Stuff Works - Discovery, Winter 2008/2009 - 4x 1hr HD series - Animation Coordinator, In House AE Animation
More Extreme Marksmen - History, January 25, 2009 - 2hr HD special - Animation Coordinator, In House AE Animation
Sci-Fi Science - Science Channel, October 26, 2008 - 1hr HD special - Associate Producer, In House AE Animation
Prehistoric Monsters Revealed - History, July 28, 2008 - 2hr HD special - Animation Coordinator, In House AE Animation, Backplate Location Coordinator
How Life Began - History, June 16, 2008 - 2hr HD special - Animation Coordinator, In House AE Animation
Extreme Marksmen - History, June 9, 2008 - 2hr HD special - Animation Coordinator, In House AE Animation, Associate Producer

August ’04 - October ‘05 - “Monster House” - Original Productions

Associate Producer - Responsible for generating schedules, call sheets and locations related material in prep.  Assisted with film and build permits. Gathered and submitted necessary deliverables including releases and contracts. Performed a variety of on-set functions including managing crew, equipment and story.

April ’04 - June ‘04 - “Merge” - Dalaklis/McKeown Entertainment

Unit Production Manager - Budget, research and location logistics.  As Associate Producer - Schedules, call sheets and locations related material.

Skills & Education

UCLA '96 - B.A. in undergraduate Film & Television

Familiar with the following applications: Dreamweaver, Photoshop, Illustrator, After Effects, Mocha, Flash, Google SketchUp, Filemaker Pro, Microsoft Office, proficient in both OSX and Windows. Design level understanding of the following languages: HTML, XHTML, CSS, Javascript, PHP, Actionscript 3.0

Online portfolio: http://www.gargrazz.com - References available .